WikiLeaks Cables Reveal Obama and GOPers Worked Together to Kill Bush Torture Probe
By David Corn / alternet.org
Dec 3, 2010

In its first months in office, the Obama administration sought to protect Bush administration officials facing criminal investigation overseas for their involvement in establishing policies the that governed interrogations of detained terrorist suspects. A "confidential" April 17, 2009, cable sent from the US embassy in Madrid to the State Department—one of the 251,287 cables obtained by WikiLeaks—details how the Obama administration, working with Republicans, leaned on Spain to derail this potential prosecution.

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WikiLeaks Cables Reveal Obama and GOPers Worked Together to Kill Bush Torture Probe